Do you know how long it takes to really understand a fishery?
I once heard it takes three years of careful observation, hitting the water every single day, and taking careful notes in a fishing log.
Do all of that and you can predict when and where fish will be, every time you fish, and what to throw. Talk about patience.
Gain just a little more patience, with the perspective of long-term learning, and your daily struggles seem pretty small.
Instead of looking at the water, pay attention to the tides.
Sleeping in is a waste of daylight. Do what you love––go fishing.
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